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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrests Burglary Suspect Patrick Kraniak


Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) have made an arrest and recovered over $50,000 in stolen property and guns.

Patrick Richard Kraniak, 19, was arrested on June 21st, 2016 in connection with an aggravated burglary in the 3500 block of Vickers Road and two aggravated burglaries in the 3700 block of Tarsus Road.

The aggravated burglary on Vickers Road occurred on March 16th, 2016. Seven rifles and shotguns, a gun case, small safe, construction materials, $2000 in cash, and a 2006 Toyota Camry were stolen from the residence.

Patrick Richard Kraniak

The aggravated burglary on Tarsus Road occurred sometime between June 12th and 19th, 2016. Two 300-pound safes were dragged over 120 feet outside the home and forced open. Fourteen rifles and shotguns were stolen. A 2015 Ford Mustang was also stolen from the residence.

The other aggravated burglary on Tarsus Road occurred on June 15th, 2016. An expensive collection of alcohol was stolen from the home.

The stolen vehicles have been recovered and returned to their owners.

During the course of the investigation evidence and witness testimony led Investigators to Kraniak. A search warrant was issued on Kraniak’s residence in the 3700 block of Tarsus Road, where investigators recovered numerous stolen firearms.

Kraniak has been charged with three counts of aggravated burglary. His bond is $125,000.

Anyone with additional information concerning these crimes or Kraniak is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 931.648.0611 and speak to Investigator Lankford at ext. 13422 or Investigator Hedrick at ext. 13407. You may also call CrimeStoppers at 931.645.TIPS (8477) or text 274637 (CRIMES).




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